Price: $65 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Auchentoshan / Beam Suntory
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: NAS
Cask Type: Ex-Bourbon, Ex-Oloroso, Ex-Pedro Ximenez
Chill Filtered: Yes
Color Added: Yes
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: A pit of brown sugar, soggy wood, raisin, and floral honey
Palate/Taste: Butterscotch, figs, citrus, grass, and malt
Finish: Hot and bitter for the proof, but thankfully short. A bit of caramel and oak.
Thoughts: After trying this I’m hesitant to seek out the 12 year, as Auchentoshan has had two strikes with me so far.
Score: 73 out of 100